Mass brawl outside nightclub in Penel Orlieu, Bridgwater

Written by on August 5, 2021

POLICE are trying to identify a man who was knocked unconscious during a mass brawl outside a nightclub.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the early hours affray involving around 20 people in Bridgwater.

The incident kicked off outside the club in Penel Orlieu at around 3am on Sunday (July 25).

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson said a man was knocked out during the fighting.

They added that the victim left the scene before officers arrived “and remains unidentified”.

At least two other men were assaulted.

A 20-year-old man from Taunton has been arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm and a 22-year-old man from Taunton has been arrested on suspicion of affray.

Both have been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

The spokesperson said: “We’d like to identify the unknown victim as soon as possible. If this was you, please come forward.

“We’d also like to speak to anyone who either witnessed this incident, or who may have relevant mobile phone footage which could assist us.

“If you can help, please call us on 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5221168614.”

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